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City Karonga

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Located in Malawi :: Malawi :: Karonga
Category: Places :: City

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Description [ correction ]

Karonga is the main town of northern Malawi and the last town coming from the south on the way to Tanzania. Karonga is a bustling town because of activities at the nearby Songwe border and on the lakeshore. It is a typical Malawian town with bicycle taxis being the main mode of transport.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Karonga, Malawi
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : Airtel. TNM

Directions [ correction ]

Karonga is situated approx 225km from Mzuzu and 590km from Lilongwe and lies on the M1. Roads leading to the town are all well surfaced.

Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes
Hospital : Yes
Doctor : Yes
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Price Index : K290 per litre (2011)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Price Index : K260 per litre (2011)
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Airstrip, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities : Entertainment Clubs.

Activities [ correction ]
Tours and Excursions, Fishing, Swimming, Snorkelling
More Activities: Cultural and Museum Centre.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Self Drive Access: Yes
Vehicle Type: ALL

There are branches of DHL and Fedex courier services in Karoga. Clinic and district hospital available. Backyard mechanical repair is available.

 Travel Tip!

Peoples shop bakes a few batches of the best fresh bread per day. Visit the Malawi dinosaur fossil and learn more of the archaeology and history of Malawi at the Cultural and Museum Centre just out of town.


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